IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: altronate dehydratase

Reaction: D-altronate = 2-dehydro-3-deoxy-D-gluconate + H2O

For diagram of reaction click here.

Other name(s): D-altronate hydro-lyase

Systematic name: D-altronate hydro-lyase(2-dehydro-3-deoxy-D-gluconate-forming)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 62213-26-7


1. Smiley, J.D. and Ashwell, G. Uronic acid metabolism in bacteria. III. Purification and properties of D-altronic acid and D-mannonic acid dehydrases in Escherichia coli. J. Biol. Chem. 235 (1960) 1571-1575. [PMID: 13831814]

[EC created 1961, deleted 1972, reinstated 1976]

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